Horse Racing News

Prized Icon at his best for the 2400m of the Australian Derby

Prized Icon at his best for the 2400m of the Australian Derby

28 Mar, 2017

Recent racing will ensure that Victoria Derby winner Prized Icon will strip in prime condition to run out a strong 2400m in the Group 1 $2m BMW Australian Derby at Randwick on day one of ‘The Championships’ on Saturday.

Prized Icon, above, is ready to run a strong 2400m in the Australian Derby at Randwick. …

Wide Doncaster Mile barrier no big problem for Redkirk Warrior

Wide Doncaster Mile barrier no big problem for Redkirk Warrior

28 Mar, 2017

Lindsay Park co-trainer David Hayes doesn’t consider a wide barrier any big problem for Redkirk Warrior in the Group 1 $3m The Star Doncaster Mile (1600m) at Randwick on day one of ‘The Championships’ on Saturday.

Redkirk Warrior, above, has drawn a wide barrier in the Doncaster Mile at Randwick. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.…

A capacity field of 16 for 2017 Inglis Sires’

A capacity field of 16 for 2017 Inglis Sires’

28 Mar, 2017

A capacity field of sixteen two-year-olds plus four emergencies make up the final field for the 2017 Group 1 $1m Inglis Sires’ (1400m) at Randwick on day one of ‘The Championships’ on Saturday.

Golden Slipper runner up Frolic, above, is in the final field for the Inglis Sires’ at Randwick. Photo by Steve Hart.

Golden …

2017 TJ Smith Stakes Field & Barrier Draw

2017 TJ Smith Stakes Field & Barrier Draw

28 Mar, 2017

Fourteen sprinters have been confirmed in the TJ Smith Stakes final field and will chase the biggest sprint crown of the 2017 Autumn Carnival at Royal Randwick on Saturday.

Chautauqua has been confirmed in the 2017 TJ Smith Stakes field. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos

Team Hawkes did not reveal which race on Day 1 of …

13 to contest 2017 Australian Derby

13 to contest 2017 Australian Derby

28 Mar, 2017

The Kiwis have a great chance to win a third straight Group 1 $2m BMW Australian Derby (2400m) at Randwick on day one of ‘The Championhips’ on Saturday with last start winners Gingernuts and Jon Snow headlining the 2017 thirteen horse field.

Kiwi Gingernuts, above, will line up in the 2017 AustrSteve Hart.alian Derby at …

2017 Doncaster Mile Field Released

2017 Doncaster Mile Field Released

28 Mar, 2017

The 2017 Doncaster Mile field has been released and a capacity field of 20 horses as well as three emergencies have been included in the entries for the Group 1 event at Royal Randwick on Saturday.

Hauraki will carry the top-weight in the 2017 Doncaster Mile. Photo by: Steve Hart

Chris Waller has won the …

So Si Bon After Atoning Australian Derby Result

So Si Bon After Atoning Australian Derby Result

27 Mar, 2017

Trainer Robbie Laing is hoping his smart colt So Si Bon has what it takes to turn the tables on the two gallopers that beat him home last start when facing off in a rematch at Royal Randwick in the Australian Derby.

Jockey Kerrin McEvoy rides So Si Bon in the 2017 Australian Derby field …

Rock Magic Backs Up in TJ Smith Stakes Field

Rock Magic Backs Up in TJ Smith Stakes Field

27 Mar, 2017

Ascot horseman Chris Gangemi has confirmed plans to accept for Rock Magic into Saturday’s TJ Smith Stakes field at Royal Randwick after the galloper’s fourth on Friday night in the William Reid Stakes.

Black Caviar in 2013 was the last TJ Smith Stakes winner to back-up from a William Reid Stakes run at Moonee Valley. …

Waterhouse Chases Eighth Doncaster Mile Win with Ecuador

Waterhouse Chases Eighth Doncaster Mile Win with Ecuador

27 Mar, 2017

Sydney’s leading lady of racing Gai Waterhouse chases an incredible eighth Doncaster Mile win this weekend saddling-up veteran seven-year-old Ecuador in the handicap classic.

Seven-year-old Ecuador is Gai Waterhouse’s sole chance of securing an eighth Doncaster Mile trophy this weekend at Randwick. Photo: Steve Hart.

The $3 million Group 1 The Star Doncaster Mile (1600m) …

Winx Frightens Jameka Out of Queen Elizabeth Stakes

Winx Frightens Jameka Out of Queen Elizabeth Stakes

27 Mar, 2017

Despite a dominant win in The BMW in Sydney over the weekend connections of Caulfield Cup winning mare Jameka admitted they are frightened of facing off against Winx in Saturday week’s $4 million Group 1 Queen Elizabeth Stakes (2000m).

The BMW winner Jameka is likely to bypass a clash with Winx in the Queen Elizabeth …